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- • a hell of a• one hell of aadj. or adv. phr. informalExtraordinary; very.
He made a hell of a shot during the basketball game.
Max said seven months was a hell of a time to have to wait for a simple visa.
The fall Max took left one hell of a bruise on his knee.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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